Fire AV, Fire Sather. This is a bad hockey team.
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10-14-2013, 08:34 PM
Join Date: Dec 2008
Originally Posted by
5 games in... this thread is ridiculous.
New coach. Completely new philosophy. Players need to get used to playing a different system.
For Hank - new pad regulations that directly impact his play. He has clearly not gotten used to them either. He also historically starts years off slow before he picks it up.
For defense - new defensive coach in Samuellson. Little-no emphasis on shot blocking.
Moral - team needs time to adjust. Only thing going against AV, in my opinion, is his lack of a mean streak. This is NY. Fans like grit. Can't have your best player head hunted with no retaliation. Can't be embarrassed by a rookie with no retaliation. Can't lose 9-2 and 6-0 and not have an emotional reaction. This is NY. That won't fly for long.
Its not crazy, imagine paying or wasting time watching these awful games. i dont care if they are the west coast, ability to show some potential is not there, i forgot to mention, Dominic Moore also is really useless dont know why we took him back.
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